Law - Intellectual Property & E-Law - LLM

University College Cork


Course Name Law - Intellectual Property & E-Law - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDLIPE
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,130; €3,630 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,630 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €17,500.
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Entry Requirements

To be accepted on this course you must be approved by the School of Law and must normally:

hold a law degree with Second Class Honours Grade I (NFQ, Level 8)

have such other relevant third level educational qualifications and/or p...

Comment Course Practicalities
LLM classes are in a seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level. Students receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar.

Seminars take place in 2-hour blocks between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday. 10 credit modules run for 12 weeks and 5 credit modules run for 6 weeks.
Course Content

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On the LLM (Intellectual Property and e-Law) you will study the close connection between the fields of intellectual property (copyright, patents and trademarks) and e-law (Internet regulation, electronic commerce and cybercrime). You ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules: Students take 90 credits in total, including LW6575 LLM Dissertation (30 credits). Students must take a minimum of 25 credits from List A (which must include at least LW6536 or LW6574). Students may choose a maximum of 35 credits in total fr...

Assessment Method You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted in September. Individual module assessments can be viewed in the Book of Modules.
Number of Credits Credits
Students complete 90 credits over 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time. Students take 60 credits of taught modules and a dissertation on a subject of their choice in the area of IP and/or E-Law as approved by their supervisor. The dissertation is worth 30 credits and is normally 15,000 words in length.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Graduates of the LLM in Intellectual Property and e-Law have excellent legal research and writing skills. They can pursue careers as solicitors, barristers or in-house lawyers, as well as other roles in technology businesses or in the public sector.
Further Enquiries Postgraduate Administrator
+ 353 21 490 3995

Dr Darius Whelan
T: 353 21 490 3452
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